Edith Tolkien


Died aged c. 82

Edith Mary Tolkien (née Bratt; 21 January 1889 – 29 November 1971) was an Englishwoman, known as the wife and muse of the novelist J. R. R. Tolkien, and the inspiration for his fictional Middle-earth characters Lúthien Tinúviel and Arwen Undómiel.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

J. R. R. Tolkien's wife Edith and his cousin Jenny Grove lodged here in 1917 whilst he was posted nearby

1 Bank Terrace, Hornsea, United Kingdom where they lodged (1917)

J. R. R. Tolkien and Edith Bratt married here on March 22 1916

St Mary Immaculate Church, West Street, Warwick, United Kingdom where they married

J. R. R. Tolkien's wife, Edith, lodged here at 76 Queen Street in the summer of 1917. Her husband, the author, was stationed nearby at Thirtle Bridge Camp.

The Lifeboat Café, 76 Queen Street, Withernsea, United Kingdom where they lodged (1917)